Bryn Forbes: Michigan State needed ‘a tough game’ like Purdue to regain necessary grit

EAST LANSING — The win was valuable in itself, but so was the way Michigan State went about getting it done against Purdue in a slugfest on Wednesday night. So says MSU transfer Bryn Forbes, who despite a modest offensive statistical line earned respect from Coach Tom Izzo for showing more toughness during the 72-66 […]

Police say Michigan State WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. kicked parking enforcement truck, resisted arrest

EAST LANSING — Michigan State wide receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. kicked an East Lansing Parking and Code Enforcement truck while drunk in the downtown area of the city early Saturday morning, leading to his arrest, police said. Kings, 21 of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is facing two charges related to the incident, both of them misdemeanors. […]

Ask Austin: Potential Branden Dawson replacements, NCAA tournament seeding and Michigan State recruiting

EAST LANSING — I can’t answer the million dollar question this weekend, so you’ll have to settle for the peripheral ones. That million dollar question would be whether or not Michigan State forward Branden Dawson will be available going forward. The senior forward took a shot to the head Wednesday against Purdue in the first […]

Miss Basketball Top 10: As a big sister and big teammate, Reese’s Reyna Frost stands as a strong role model

Editor’s Note: Reyna Frost is fifth in our series of the Top 10 candidates for the Miss Basketball award. Monday’s profile is of Erika Davenport of Clarkston. REESE, MI – Reyna Frost is perfect for her big sister role. And not just because she stands 6 feet tall. Knowing so many people look up to her – […]

Live updates: Quarterfinals of the MHSAA individual wrestling state tournament

REMINDER: Remember to refresh the page frequently to get the latest updates and information. Use the #mlivewrestling tag on Twitter to add your comments. Click here for links to all individual winners brackets. Highlights D1 Live Highlights D2 Live Highlights D3 Live Highlights D4 Live Highlights — 1:40 p.m.: Quarterfinals session has ended. Wilkins of […]

Campus buzz growing around Central Michigan’s men’s basketball success

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI — Mount Pleasant is abuzz and it has nothing to do with slot machines or poker tables. Central Michigan men’s basketball has already guaranteed a Top 4 seed in the Mid-American Conference tournament, but a win Friday, March 6 at rival Western Michigan and the Chippewas have their bags packed for the postseason. […]

Division 1 wrestling quarterfinals thread: East Lansing’s Ben Kamali knocks off top-ranked Daniel Poupore of Saline

AUBURN HILLS, MI — We’re back for Day 2 of the MHSAA individual wrestling state finals at The Palace. Check back all morning for key matches, interesting tales and updates from the quarterfinal round matches. Top-ranked Poupore loses at 103. East Lansing’s Ben Kamali continued his march in the 103 pound weight class with a surprise […]

MLive’s local sports reporters pick their top 10 coolest high school gymnasiums in Michigan

In an online poll that produced more than 430,000 votes from 75 countries across the globe, Quincy was selected for having the coolest high school gymnasium in Michigan.’s local sports reporters agreed. Quincy, which finished first with 222,133 votes to win the online poll that closed at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, was selected as […]

Division 3 wrestling quarterfinals: Live updates and storylines from Day 2 action

AUBURN HILLS, MI — Day two of the Division 3 high school individual wrestling state tournament is underway at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The quarterfinal round began around 10:30 a.m. Friday. Here are some highlights, notes and thoughts from press row: – Corunna teammates Tristan Serbus and Jarrett Trombley were back on adjacent mats in the quarterfinal round, both […]

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets (chat)

There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you’re viewing this on a mobile device, click here. Who: Detroit Tigers at New York MetsWhere: Tradition FieldFirst pitch: 1:10 p.m.Television: MLB NetworkRadio: WXYT-1270 AMTwitter: Follow James Schmehl – Download the Detroit Tigers on MLive app for iPhone and Android.– […]